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1961-62 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

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Record: 42-14-14 (98 points), Finished 1st in NHL (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Toe Blake (42-14-14)

Goals For: 259 (1st of 6), Goals Against: 166 (1st of 6)
SRS: 1.11 (1st of 6), SOS: -0.22 (6th of 6)

Playoffs:
Lost Semi-Finals (4-2) versus Chicago Black Hawks

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Montreal Canadiens 70 42 14 14 98 .700 259 166 1.11 -0.22 6.07
League Average 70 29 29 12 70 .500 211 211 0.00 0.00 6.02

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
6 Ralph Backstrom C 24 5-10 165 L/- 5 September 18, 1937 27 G, 38 A, 65 P
4 Jean Beliveau C 30 6-3 205 L/- 10 August 31, 1931 18 G, 23 A, 41 P
24 Red Berenson LW 22 6-0 185 L/- R December 8, 1939 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
18 Marcel Bonin W 29 5-10 170 L/- 8 September 12, 1932 7 G, 14 A, 21 P
25 Billy Carter C 24 5-11 155 L/- 2 December 2, 1937 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
19 Lou Fontinato D 30 6-1 195 L/- 7 January 20, 1932 2 G, 13 A, 15 P
11 Jean Gauthier D 24 6-1 190 R/- 1 April 29, 1937 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
5 Bernie Geoffrion RW 30 5-9 166 R/- 11 February 16, 1931 23 G, 36 A, 59 P
20 Phil Goyette C 28 5-11 170 L/- 5 October 31, 1933 7 G, 27 A, 34 P
24 Chuck Hamilton LW/D 23 5-11 175 L/- R January 18, 1939 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 Bill Hicke RW 23 5-8 164 L/- 2 March 31, 1938 20 G, 31 A, 51 P
10 Tom Johnson D 33 6-0 180 L/- 12 February 18, 1928 1 G, 17 A, 18 P
23 Al MacNeil D 26 5-10 183 L/- 4 September 27, 1935 1 G, 7 A, 8 P
22 Don Marshall C 29 5-10 160 L/- 8 March 23, 1932 18 G, 28 A, 46 P
12 Dickie Moore LW 31 5-10 168 L/- 10 January 6, 1931 19 G, 22 A, 41 P
1 Jacques Plante G 33 6-0 175 -/L 9 January 17, 1929 42-14-14, 2.37 GAA
14-31 Claude Provost RW 28 5-9 168 R/- 6 September 17, 1933 33 G, 29 A, 62 P
16 Henri Richard C 25 5-7 160 R/- 6 February 29, 1936 21 G, 29 A, 50 P
15 Bobby Rousseau RW 21 5-10 178 R/- 1 July 26, 1940 21 G, 24 A, 45 P
17 Jean-Guy Talbot D 29 5-11 170 L/- 7 July 11, 1932 5 G, 42 A, 47 P
21 Gilles Tremblay LW 23 5-10 170 L/- 1 December 17, 1938 32 G, 22 A, 54 P
3 J.C. Tremblay D 23 5-11 170 L/- 2 January 22, 1939 3 G, 17 A, 20 P

Scoring Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Ralph Backstrom C 24 66 27 38 65 25 0 29 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 5.4 1.3 6.7
2 Claude Provost RW 28 70 33 29 62 26 0 22 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 5.5 1.4 6.9
3 Bernie Geoffrion RW 30 62 23 36 59 23 0 36 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 4.7 1.3 5.9
4 Gilles Tremblay LW 23 70 32 22 54 24 0 28 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 4.7 1.4 6.1
5 Bill Hicke RW 23 70 20 31 51 20 0 42 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 3.3 1.4 4.7
6 Henri Richard C 25 54 21 29 50 20 0 48 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 4.0 1.1 5.1
7 Jean-Guy Talbot D 29 70 5 42 47 14 0 90 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 3.4 5.7 9.1
8 Don Marshall C 29 66 18 28 46 18 0 12 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 2.8 1.3 4.2
9 Bobby Rousseau RW 21 70 21 24 45 18 0 26 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 2.8 1.4 4.3
10 Dickie Moore LW 31 57 19 22 41 17 0 54 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 2.9 1.2 4.0
11 Jean Beliveau C 30 43 18 23 41 16 0 36 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 3.4 0.9 4.3
12 Phil Goyette C 28 69 7 27 34 11 0 18 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.6 1.4 2.0
13 Marcel Bonin W 29 33 7 14 21 8 0 41 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 1.0 0.7 1.7
14 J.C. Tremblay D 23 70 3 17 20 6 0 18 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.7 5.7 6.4
15 Tom Johnson D 33 62 1 17 18 5 0 45 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.5 5.0 5.5
16 Lou Fontinato D 30 54 2 13 15 5 0 167 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.5 4.4 4.9
17 Al MacNeil D 26 61 1 7 8 2 0 74 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.4 5.0 4.6
18 Red Berenson LW 22 4 1 2 3 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.2 0.1 0.3
19 Jean Gauthier D 24 12 0 1 1 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.1 1.0 0.8
20 Billy Carter C 24 7 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.3 0.1 -0.2
21 Chuck Hamilton LW/D 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
22 Jacques Plante G 33 70 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 15.6
Team Total 70 259 422 681 0 818 259 0 0 0 0 45.5 41.8 102.8

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Jacques Plante G 33 70 42 14 14 166 2.37 4 4200 15.6
Team Total 70 42 14 14 166 2.37 4 4200 15.6

Scoring Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Dickie Moore LW 31 6 4 2 6 3 8
2 Phil Goyette C 28 6 1 4 5 2 2
3 Claude Provost RW 28 6 2 2 4 2 2
4 Jean Beliveau C 30 6 2 1 3 1 4
5 Red Berenson LW 22 5 2 0 2 1 0
6 Jean-Guy Talbot D 29 6 1 1 2 1 10
7 Bill Hicke RW 23 6 0 2 2 1 14
8 Bobby Rousseau RW 21 6 0 2 2 1 0
9 J.C. Tremblay D 23 6 0 2 2 1 2
10 Gilles Tremblay LW 23 6 1 0 1 1 2
11 Ralph Backstrom C 24 5 0 1 1 0 6
12 Lou Fontinato D 30 6 0 1 1 0 23
13 Bernie Geoffrion RW 30 5 0 1 1 0 6
14 Tom Johnson D 33 6 0 1 1 0 0
15 Don Marshall C 29 6 0 1 1 0 2
16 Al MacNeil D 26 5 0 0 0 0 2
17 Keith McCreary LW 21 1 0 0 0 0 0
18 Jacques Plante G 33 6 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 6 13 21 34 83 0

Goalies Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Jacques Plante G 33 6 2 4 19 3.17 0 360
Team Total 6 2 4 19 3.17 0 360